Global Patent Index - EP 1015331 A1

EP 1015331 A1 2000-07-05 - TABS FOR EASY-OPEN CAN END

Title (en)

TABS FOR EASY-OPEN CAN END

Title (de)

LASCHEN FÜR LEICHT ZU ÖFFENEDES DOSENENDE

Title (fr)

LANGUETTE POUR OUVERTURE FACILE DU HAUT D'UNE BOITE

Publication

EP 1015331 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98904744 A

Priority

  • US 9801664 W
  • US 79289897 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9833715A1] A tab having a body (1), a nose end with a tip (10), an opposite grip end (8), and an island (7) formed within the tab body and attached to the nose end along a hinge (12). The island includes a rivet hole (5) for receiving a rivet (4) on the can end panel (9) to attach the tab to the end panel. The tip of the nose has a gap (18) into which a protrusion (13P) can be bent or curled, to guard a cut edge.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B65D 17/34

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65D 17/34 (2006.01); B65D 17/347 (2006.01); B65D 17/353 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65D 17/16 (2013.01); Y10S 220/906 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT DE ES FR GB IE IT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9833715 A1 19980806; BR 9806939 A 20000328; CA 2252680 A1 19980806; CN 1246098 A 20000301; EP 1015331 A1 20000705; EP 1015331 A4 20030702; JP 2002513367 A 20020508; US 5799816 A 19980901

INPADOC legal status


2003-09-10 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030715

2003-07-02 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20030519

2000-07-05 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19990827

2000-07-05 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT DE ES FR GB IE IT SE